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secretary, leon panetta, confirming that the united states has deployed american troops to help jordan with a civil war across its northern border in syria. this marks the strongest u.s. military response yet to syria's 19 month long civil war. a u.s. defense official saying more than 100 military planners and other troops now operating from a joint u.s. jordanian military center, north of the capital city of amman. that's less than 35 miles from jordan's border with syria. this follows several days of cross border attacks between syria and turkey. a troubling sign that the syrian civil war could explode into a wider conflict. today secretary panetta saying the u.s. is helping jordan deal with tens of thousands of refugees out of syria and getting ready for any potential syrian escalation. >> that's the reason we have our -- a group of our force there is working to help them build a headquarters there and to insure that we make the relationship between the united states and jordan a strong one so that we can deal with all of the possible consequences of what's happening in syria. >> ac
by an enemy attack. today, leon panetta is warning of what he calls a similar threat. we reported in recent days how hackers are suspected of targeting a whole series of some of america's biggest things and secretary panetta says the united states is increasingly vulnerable to the foreign hackers. jennifer goodman has more live from the pentagon. >> secretary panetta believes that we are in a pre-9/11 moment. his warning and his message last night, appeared to be for iran. >> potential aggressors should be aware that the united states has the capacity to locate them and to hold them accountable for their actions that may try to harm america. >> secretary panetta is the first u.s. official to confirm to recent attacks. there was a virus that wiped out 30,000 files on computers with an icon of a burning american flag. >> iran has also taken the ability to use cyberspace to its advantage to current officials tell us that the recent attack on bank of america was a response from iran to recent sanctions against its oil industry. he also referenced a cyberattack that struck the saudia arabia stat
. rebecca, anthony over to you guys. >> leon panetta says the u.s. is facing a threat equivalent to 9/11. it will be carried out by computer. he describes a cyber pearl harbor. david martin has the story. >> reporter: u.s. officials say a cyber attack against the world's largest oil producer has been traced to hackers inside iran. another volley in an increasingly high stakes war going on in cyber space. defense secretary panetta warns potential enemies are developing the capability to launch devastating attacks. >> the collective result of these kinds of attacks could be a cyber pearl harbor. an attack that would cause physical destruction and the loss of life. an attack that would paralyze and shock the nation. and create a new profound sense of vulnerability. >> reporter: iran does not have that kind of capability yet. but u.s. officials say several recent cyber attacks have been traced to hackers inside iran. panetta stopped short of blaming iran but in a speech last night described the cyber attack which occurred two months ago. >> more than 30,000 computers that it infected were
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leon panetta, and donald rumsfeld, because you say you were raped and infected with hiv. and tell me if you can briefly what happened that night. >> those details are very personal to me. and i had -- >> i mean, where were you? >> basically i went over to have a beer with a buddy that was introduced to me through mutual friends. and unfortunately this person had an ulterior motive, and it led to some really awful consequences. >> and you say that the military has betrayed you. as a result of this. how so? >> well, for over nearly two years they ignored repeated pleas that i made to bring attention to this soldier who was actively and purposefully and intentionally infecting people in the community with hiv. >> and you, yourself, were infected, correct? >> yes, unfortunately, it is a very -- yeah. >> i am sorry to hear that. why didn't you report it right away after it happened? >> well, i did report it to, to the local police department actually. >> and did you report it to the military or higher up? >> i reported it. i told the public health services that the military has there on f
of them did. leon panetta actually took my face in his hands like this and he said trust me. i will tell you what happened. and so far, he's told me nothing. nothing at all. and i want to know. >> it is important for you to know all of the details no matter how horrible or tough they are to hear. >> exactly. i said if it is such a secret thing fine, take me in another room and whisper in my ear and fine we'll go from there. at first i was so proud because they were treating me so nice. i cried on obama's shoulder. and then he kind of looked off into the distance. so, that was worthless to me. i want to know for god's sakes. or for ala's sake or for who ever's sake is there. >> you deserve answers. >> i think so. i believe i do. i believe it. it is my son. i had him -- i told obama personally, i said look i had him for his first 17 years and then he went into the service and then you got him. and -- i won't say it the way i said it. but i said you screwed up you didn't do a good job i lost my son. and they said we'll get back to you. i promise, i promise you. i will get back to you. >> so
current and former members of the military, like leon panetta and donald rumsfeld. you say that you and your partner were raped by your staff sergeant and infected with hiv. tell me briefly if you can what happened that night. >> those details are very personal to me, and -- i mea-- >> i mean, where were you? >> basically i went to have a beer with a buddy that was introduced to me through mutual friends. unfortunately, this person had an ulterior motive and it led to some really awful consequences. >> and you say the military has betrayed you as a result of this. how so? >> well, for over nearly two years, they ignored repeated pleas that i made to bring attention to the soldier who was actively and purposefully and intentionally infecting people in the community with hiv. >> and you yourself were infected, correct? >> yes, unfortunately, it's very -- yeah. >> i'm sorry to hear that. why didn't you, though, report it right away after it happened? >> well, i did report it to the local police department, actually. >> and did you report it to the military or a higher up? >> i reported
and labor income if the cuts go through. >>> leon panetta said the u.s. sent troops to the border of syria and libya for possible cross-cultural violence. the u.s. has been working with jordan to monitor chemical and biological weapon's sites in syria and to have them deal with refugees pouring over the border from syria. the u.s. will, the u.s. presence will establish a headquarters and beef up jordan's military capabilities should violence erupt on the border. >>> fireworks at a hearing on capitol hill today. trying to defend the obama administration's handling of the terrorist attack on the american consulate in libya. the attack killed a u.s. embass door and three other americans. tom fitzgerald is following this. this is a political battle. >> reporter: it really has and showed no sign of letting up. the republicans have been accusing the obama administration of not doing enough to protect the consulate, while democrats say the focus should be on fining who was responsible for that attack in ben ghazi on september 11th, not the deciding blame. obama administration officials headed to
. all of them did. leon panetta actually took -- my face in his hands like this, and he says trust me. i will tell you what happened. and so far, he has told me nothing. nothing at all. and -- i want to know. >> it is important for you to know all the details, no matter how horrible or how tough they are to hear? >> exactly, i told them if it is such a secret thing, fine, take me in another room, whisper in my ear what happened so i'll know, and then we'll go from there. but no, they treat me like -- at first, i was so proud because they were treating me so nice when i went to that reception. they all came up to me and talked to me and everything. i cried on obama's shoulder. and then he kind of looked off into the distance. so that was worthless, to me. i want to know, for god sakes. or for allah's sake, or for whoever's sake is there. >> you deserve answers? >> i think so i believe i do. i believe it. it is my son. i had him for the -- i told obama personally, i said look, i had him for his first 17 years. and then he went into the service. then you got him. and -- i wouldn't say it th
of this morning's headlines. leon panetta warns united states is vulnerable to a cyber pearl harbor. hackers threaten to attack the power grid, financial networks and government. those hacksers are getting morography. >>> the "wall street journal" reports a slow down in job growth because some businesses are worried about the fiscal cliff. 1/3 of companies say they are not hiring right now because they don't know what congress is going to end up doing about taxes and spending. >>> there are 7 billion people in the world and the "los angeles times" says 6 billion of them now have a cell phone. the new report says only 2.3 billion people in the world have internet access. >>> the "the washington times" says a giant panda cub died last month at the national zoo because of underdeveloped lungs and liver damage. officials say it is possible that the female cub was born prematurely because its lungs were not fully developed. they are optimistic >> this national weather report sponsored by mcdonald's. i'm lovin'it. >> space shuttle "endeavour" is crawling through the streets of los angeles this mor
. leon panetta and said, trust me, i will tell you what happened. and so far he's told me nothing. marc thiessen is a fellow at the american enterprise institute and a former speech writer for president george w. bush. julie rah gin sky is a fox news contributor. so this poor mother who all of our hearts go out to her says she told president obama personally, you screwed up, you at no time do a good job, i -- you didn't do a good job. and she still feels as though she is being stonewalled. marc, in light of what we heard at these extraordinary hearings yesterday, there may be some other folks out there who feel the same way. >> absolutely. look, i mean, this administration's been focused on deflecting blame instead of projecting resolve, and that's the problem we face here. the people responsible for this attack, let's be clear r the terrorists. but what emboldens terrorists a to attack us is the perception that they can kill our citizens with impunity. and that perception has only grown in the month since this attack. president obama's been focusing on deflecting blame instead of pinni
individuals arrested in turkey that defense secretary panetta said the u.s. is looking with interest and possible connection with these attacks. so no real hard suspects yet. clearly there is going to be a lot more investigating and a lot more piecing of this together. i thought one other thing, brooke, i felt what was really interesting is one of the women at the state department, charlene lamb, who was a security official who was the one that made -- denied these requests, i think there is going to be real accountability today over what happened. the buck really stopped with this woman. these didn't go up to the chain of command. and i think that's one of the things that this review board will be looking at. >> okay. elise labott for us. elise, we'll keep watching the hearings today, still on the hill. elise, thank you. >>> as polls tighten and now move toward mitt romney, did the republican just move toward the middle on the controversial issue of abortion? i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. >> this is, i think, paul's first debate. i may be wrong. he may have done something in
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